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LINGUIST List 22.268

Sun Jan 16 2011

Books: Sociolinguistics: Djité

Editor for this issue: Fatemeh Abdollahi <fatemehlinguistlist.org>


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        1.     Elinor Robertson , The Language Difference: Djité

Message 1: The Language Difference: Djité
Date: 13-Jan-2011
From: Elinor Robertson <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: The Language Difference: Djité
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Title: The Language Difference
Subtitle: Language and Development in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region
Series Title: Multilingual Matters
Published: 2011
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847693402

Author: Paulin Djité
Hardback: ISBN: 9781847693402 Pages: 264 Price: U.K. £ 69.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781847693402 Pages: 264 Price: U.S. $ 119.95
Abstract:

Language is a sensitive issue in the developing world, because language
choice and behaviour are integral to the social, economic and political
stability of multicultural societies. To what extent does this argument
hold? Does language make a difference when it comes to development, and is
there a perceptible difference in development between countries that is
attributable to their choice of language? This book sets out to answer
these questions by investigating how language has been and is being used in
four countries of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (i.e. Cambodia, the Lao
PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam), especially in the critical areas of education,
health, the economy and governance.

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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